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Old 09-13-2018, 03:13 PM   #401
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Re: Dad's 1979 GMC Heavy Half Transformation

Sorry! Here you go. Mike
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Old 09-14-2018, 11:55 AM   #402
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Drove up to MN (203 miles) yesterday to help Jayson work on Dads79GMC. Great day, was able to assist with fine-tuning the 350 - runs outstanding! We also installed the trim on the bed. We spent a lot of time getting the cab and box aligned along with the trim. Of course, I got schooled/mentored along the way and gained valuable information as I move forward on the 78 Chevy C10. Great day!!

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Old 09-14-2018, 02:53 PM   #403
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Your truck looks spectacular!
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Old 09-14-2018, 02:57 PM   #404
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Old 09-14-2018, 03:46 PM   #405
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Wow, really making headway!
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Old 09-15-2018, 08:52 AM   #406
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Old 09-15-2018, 12:54 PM   #407
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Great pic!! Thanks for the new screen saver!
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Old 09-15-2018, 02:05 PM   #408
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that's just disgustingly beautiful
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Old 09-15-2018, 10:03 PM   #409
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that's just disgustingly beautiful
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How's your truck coming along? I know you received that bachelors degree and you now have all kinds of time on your hands!!!!

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Old 09-16-2018, 07:31 AM   #410
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Spent the night getting some odds and ends wrapped up. I got the tail pipes in place, and installed the hangers on the exhaust, I got the emergency brake cables installed, and fixed up and installed the rear light harness, and got the tail lights installed.
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Old 09-16-2018, 12:34 PM   #411
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How's your truck coming along? I know you received that bachelors degree and you now have all kinds of time on your hands!!!!

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Thanks Mike, only thing I can report is a set of NOS hubcaps and points distributor. Procurement process continues!
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Old 09-16-2018, 08:18 PM   #412
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Re: Dad's 1979 GMC Heavy Half Transformation

I spent the day continuing to work on the grille that I got from Jeff (1774btcrew) some years ago. This was my first grille rehab; I'd say it's a good two-footer! Lol! The one that is in the picture above, on the truck, is cracked above the handle and the chrome a bit scratched up. I used duplicolor silver metallic frost, medium gray and then used duplicator clear. This is a continuation of the post at #390. Thanks Mike
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Old 09-17-2018, 01:15 PM   #413
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Thanks for the new Avatar Jayson!
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Old 09-17-2018, 03:21 PM   #414
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Looks good!
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I think it looks pretty good Mike!
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Old 09-18-2018, 10:09 AM   #416
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I think it looks pretty good Mike!
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